In this article, we will discuss the possible solutions for Windows Server Activation Error 0xc004f069. Windows displays the error code 0xc004f069 when you try to install or change the product key on Windows 10. Once the error message is displayed on the screen, you will not be able to install the product key. Here, we will see the method to install the license key on Windows Server Standard and Evaluation editions.
Error Code 0xc004f069, The Software Licensing Service reported that the product SKU is not found
If you have an evaluation server edition, you cannot use
slmgr /ipk command with the VLSC MAK key or Retail directly for activating it.
Windows Server Activation Error 0xc004f069
Let’s see the steps to fix the Windows Server activation error code 0xc004f069.
1] Log into Windows Server.
2] Right-click on the “Start” menu and select “Settings” to open the “Settings” app. Now, click on the “System” option.
3] Now, scroll down the left panel and select the “About” section to view which edition of Windows you have.
4] If you have the Windows Server Standard edition, you need not reboot your PC.
5] If you use GUI to activate it, you may get an error message on the screen. So, do not use it.
6] Launch the “Command Prompt” or “PowerShell” in the “Administrator mode” and type the following command and hit the “Enter” button.
slmgr /ipk your_product_key
7] A popup window will appear on your screen displaying the message, “Installed product key successfully.” Click OK.
8] Now, you have to activate the license key. For this, type the following command and press the “Enter” button.
9] A popup window will appear on your screen with the message, “Activating Windows, Server Standard edition… Product activated successfully.” Now, click OK.
By following the above-listed steps, you can activate your Windows server without reboot.
Now, we are listing the steps to fix the Windows Server Activation error code 0xc004f069 for the evaluation edition. For this, you have to convert the evaluation edition to the Standard edition. You have to use the retail product key and the DISM command to convert the evaluation edition to the standard or datacenter edition. Please follow the below-listed steps:
1] Type the following command in the cmd prompt and press the “Enter” button.
DISM /Online /Set-Edition:ServerStandard /ProductKey:12345-12345-12345-12345-12345 /AcceptEula
To convert the version into Datacenter edition, type the following command and press the “Enter” button:
DISM /Online /Set-Edition:ServerDatacenter /ProductKey:12345-12345-12345-12345-12345 /AcceptEula
2] After the execution of the command, the system will ask you to restart the computer. Press the “Y” button on your keyboard to restart. Your license will be updated after reboot.
If you have a VLC MAK license key and not the retail one, you have to follow the below-listed steps to activate your server.
1] Login to your server after reboot and launch the command prompt or PowerShell as administrator and type the following command and press the “Enter” key:
slmgr /ipk 12345-12345-12345-12345-12345
Here you have to use your VLSC MAK key.
2] A new window will appear on the screen with a message, “Installed product key successfully.” Click OK.
3] Now, you have to activate the license key. For this, type the following command and press the “Enter” button.
4] A popup window will appear on your screen with the message, “Activating Windows, Server Standard edition. Product activated successfully.” Click OK.
After these steps, your server will be activated.
We hope the article will solve your issue of Windows server activation error 0xc004f069.If it does not, then you may try to Activate Windows 10 by Phone.
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